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The Aiken Standard reports that an Evans, Ga., man was arrested on charges that he attempted to lure a 14-year-old girl he met on the internet to meet him for sex. According to South Carolina’s attorney general, the man was arrested on February 18, 2010 during an Internet predator investigation conducted by the Aiken County […]

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An article: Details in McEachern standout’s murder reports that the McEachern High School football star dialed 911 when his family was being held captive by his mother’s ex-boyfriend. Just after 2 a.m., the man allegedly broke into their house armed with a .22 caliber revolver. He then demanded that his ex-girlfriend gather up all the […]

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An article discusses that the personal assistant of a punk-rock icon and celebrity real estate broker was convicted of beating her boss to death with a piece of gym equipment. The jury on the case spent less than a day reaching a second-degree murder verdict. Prosecuting attorneys said the suspect had stolen over $30,000 from the victim, […]

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The Clayton County school board voted to fire a teacher accused of ordering a “hit” on a student, officials said. In a unanimous vote, the nine-member board decided to uphold the recommendation made in December by a tribunal to terminate the Mundy Mill High School teacher. The teacher was arrested and charged in October with […]

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Legislature on Monday approved a bill that would make New Jersey the 14th state to allow chronically ill patients access to marijuana for medical reasons. The bill allows patients with ailments such as cancer, AIDS and multiple sclerosis to buy up to 2 ounces (57 grams) of marijuana a month at state-monitored dispensaries. New Jersey’s […]

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The U.S. Attorney announced recently that the sexual assault investigation against David Copperfield has been dropped. The woman who accused David Copperfield of sexually assaulting her had made a similar claim against another man, and police say there is evidence that she gave false statements to a police officer and engaged in prostitution. According to […]

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Despite the strict laws intended to monitor registered sex offenders, Georgia has lost track of, or absconded, nearly 250 sex offenders from metro Atlanta. In an article by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, many of these missing offenders were convicted of rape, kidnapping, molestation, as well as people who engaged in consensual sex acts with minors. Over […]

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Dodge County sheriff’s deputies broke an alleged identity theft ring that has been operating in four counties. The 37-year-old man arrested is accused of receiving stolen property by using a license plate to conceal or misrepresent a vehicle’s identity. He is being charged with 56 counts of identity theft and two counts of receiving stolen […]

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New research indicates that New York’s juvenile detention centers fail to keep the youths secure and do not meet their treatments and services needed for recovery. This new information has underlined many juvenile justice advocates’ sentiments that the state needs to rethink its actions and responses to troubled youth. Policymakers and prosecutors alike agree that […]

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Recently, deliberations of R&B; singer, Ashanti, and her alleged stalker began in New York City. The man claims that he was just “sex texting” as a joke when he sent more than 30 messages with photos of male genitalia to the singer’s mother. The singer’s manager testified that the mother pulled Ashanti out of a […]